Island Creek

Elementary School PTA

The ICES PTA is gearing up for an exciting spring!

Throughout the school year, the ICES PTA hosts numerous events and activities for all our students, faculty, and staff. Your support through dues, donations, time, talent, and energy helps us to continue building the Island Creek Elementary community to provide an enriching and nurturing learning environment and outstanding K-6 experience for all our children.

There is a role for every person within the ICES PTA and we encourage you to participate at the level that best suits you and your family.

Happening Now!

Below is a list of the fundraisers and social events that are happening during the months of December and January

Upcoming Events!

The ICES PTA is planning to host three in-person events this spring! Registration information will be provided in a future Thursday folder and posted online on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/islandcreekpta) and website (islandcreekpta.org).


· Island Creek Night Out: Flight Trampoline Park (January 19)

· Croc Bite Spirit Night: Panera (January 26)

· Paint and Pizza (February 18) - Registration is now open!

· Family Bingo (March 18)

· Community Fair & Summer Kickoff (June 10)

Raise Funds for ICES PTA while holiday shopping!

1. AMAZON SMILE

Go to smile.amazon.com and search for “Island Creek Elementary PTA." Select us as your preferred charity organization. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile! If you have the Amazon App, go to "Settings" and then tap on "AmazonSmile" and follow the instructions to add Island Creek Elementary PTA to your Amazon smile mobile account.

2. Order Prints and Gifts on SHUTTERFLY

Shop at Shutterfly and 8% of your purchase will be donated to our organization. Visit our Shutterfly Storefront at: IslandCreekPTA.ShutterflyStorefront.com. Purchase thoughtful gifts and keepsakes for friends, family, and especially yourself.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation

Looking for holiday gifts ideas for faculty and staff? View a list of their favorite things online here: https://tinyurl.com/ICESPTAFavoriteThings! Several people have included a link to their classroom’s amazon wish list.


Spring Enrichment Programs

We are in the process of confirming the after-school program offerings for Winter/Spring. Programs are tentatively scheduled to run on Tuesday - Thursday, between February 22 - May 26, 2022. Girls on the Run is tentatively scheduled for March 7 – May 22, 2022 (tentative dates).


Registration is slated to open in January (pending approval for the programs from FCPS School District).

Paint & Pizza

Are you looking for something fun to do with friends and family while also supporting our awesome school?

Join us for Paint & Pizza!

Create your masterpiece as you follow along with our instructor, Island Creek Elementary Art Teacher Rachel Kromel!

Register online by January 23. It is $45 for Group Bundle. A Group Bundle includes 4 seats and the supplies necessary to complete 2 Projects. Space is limited, and tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Optional add-on items: Additional project kits and Papa John's pizza will be available for purchase during registration. We highly recommend pre-ordering pizza along with your ticket purchase.

We will have a 50/50 Raffle!

Registrationis open: https://ices.memberhub.com/store

Where: Island Creek Cafe

When: Doors open at 6 pm. Event will run from 6:30 - 8 pm, on Friday, February 18, 2022.


The Island Creek PTA Bingo and Silent Auction event will be held on March 18. This event is one of the PTA’s biggest fundraisers. We need the entire school to help make this event a success!

We have a new twist this year. No need to adhere to grade-level themes. Instead, we’re requesting that you donate a GIFT CARD of your choice for the event.

Here are some suggestions:


Restaurants:

  • Burton’s

  • Chuy’s

  • Dunkins

  • Dickey’s BBQ

  • Green Turtle

  • Kumo Asian Bistro

  • Maggiano’s

  • Mission BBQ

  • Moe’s

  • Panda Express

  • Panera

  • Rice & Spice Thai

  • Starbuck’s

  • Tropical Smoothie

  • Yard House

  • Your favorite restaurant

Entertainment:

  • AMC Theaters

  • Flight

  • Regal Cinemas

  • Sky Zone

  • iFly

  • Top Golf

Retail:

  • Barnes & Noble

  • Giant

  • Hobby Lobby

  • Home Depot

  • Lowes

  • Nalls

  • Springfield Mall

  • Target

  • Walmart

  • Wegmans

  • Visa

Silent Auction:

  • Signed sports memorabilia

  • Tickets

  • Electronics

  • Family Experiences

  • 21+ Items: Winery or Brewery tastings, tours, experiences

  • Fitness Experiences: Class packs, memberships, etc


Gift cards in any amount are welcome, as are cash donations. We have included suggested items for Bingo, Consolidation Prizes, and the Silent Auction. Please sign up for an item category and let us know what you plan to donate to help guarantee we receive a variety of items. You do not have to indicate the value on this signup form.

Sign up to donate here: https://tinyurl.com/ICESPTABingoAuction

Please deliver your donation to the ICES Main Office by February 18 in an envelope marked “PTA Bingo and Silent Auction”. You may deliver in-person or through your student. Please include your full name (first and last), estimated value of the donated item/experience, and/or gift card value along with the item/donation. Questions? Please contact islandcreekptaevents@gmail.com.

Thank you for your continued support of ICES PTA.


Family Bingo & Silent Auction: This event is sponsored by the Island Creek PTA and is operated independently of the Fairfax County School Board, the Superintendent, and Island Creek ES. Masks are required when not actively eating or drinking during events held at Island Creek ES.


Why Join the PTA?

Kids do better when parents are engaged in their learning. With schools facing challenges like shrinking budgets and lack of educational equity, your PTA is more important than ever. You can make a difference to your child, your school, and your community by being an active member of the Island Creek Elementary PTA. Join today!


Be in the Know!

We have two ways to receive ICES PTA communications:

Member and non-members can receive PTA announcements through Island Creek's "News You Choose" newsletter subscriptions.

Member and non-members can receive PTA announcements sent directly from the PTA!

Thank You to Our PTA Supporters!

We believe that our community’s involvement in our school is of the utmost importance and that together we help to make stronger students, families. The local businesses below have agreed to support the ICES PTA events and membership drive for the 2021-2022 School Year. Interested in being added to our support list? Please contact Jodi VanWoerkom to discuss the opportunities that are available or to create a custom opportunity.

Help us send a big Thank You to our PTA 2021-2022 Supporters! Please click on the company name below to visit their website to learn more about their products and services.

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The PTA will hold events and fundraisers throughout the year. Visit our Events & Programs tab for more information.